Abram Is Conference Co-Chairman
Announcement of the gift of
5600,000 from Abraham Shiffman,
Detroit realtor and philanthropist,
to the Israel Education Fund of
the United Jewish Appeal, to build
a high school in Tirat Hacamel, a
new immigrant town on the out-
skirts of Haifa, and also to pro-
vide Hebrew University scholar-
ships for future high school teach-
ers, was made by Max M. Fisher,
general chairman of the United
Jewish -Appeal, on behalf of Shiff-
man and the Shiffman Foundation.
"Fisher made the announcement
at a groundbreaking ceremony in
Jerusalem for still another Israel
Education Fund project: a 1,000
pupil high school to be built in the
Katamon area which will likewise
serve children from the under-de-
veloped countries. This one, to be
called the Denmark school, is in
honor of the people of Denmark
for their courageous rescue of al-
most the entire Jewish population
of Denmark in 1943 during the
Shiffman, -whose philanthropic
gifts total more than $3,000,000 in
contributions to educational and
medical institutions in the United
States, stated that "there is a
great need to close the culural gap
between Israel's newest immigrants
and those who are of Euorpean
The new school will be named
the Moses and Sarah Shiffman
High School in honor of Shiffman's
parents who were immigrants to
the United States.
Shiffman, a native Detroiter, is
nationally recognized for his phil-
anthropic endowments to medical
and educational institutions. Reci-
pients of his generosity include
Brandeis University, Wayne State
College in Detroit, the Detroit
Medical Center, Sinai Hospital in
Detroit and the University of Mich-
Mr. and Mrs. Shiffman reside at
850 Whitmore Road in Detroit.
They have two married daughters,
Mrs. Norman Levey of West Seven
Mile Road, Detroit, and Mrs. Rob-
ert Kohn, wife of Dr. Robert Kohn
of Shaker Heights, Cleveland. Two
stepchildren are Lester Season-
good and Mrs. John Levy, both in
Attorney General Nicholas -Katzenbach, American Jewish Com-
mittee President Morris B. Abram and Philadelphia attorney William
T. Coleman Jr. (from left) listen to President Johnson, who has just
appointed Abram and Coleman co-chairmen of the White House Con-
ference on Civil Rights, to be held in Washington Nov. 17-18. The
conference is to generate "new efforts to include the American Negro
more fully in our society," the President said.
People Make News
Dr. David Fellman, president of
Judge MAURICE BERNHARDT
the 70,000-member American As- of the Domestic Relations Court of
sociation of University Professors, New York has been elected chair-
will be the 15th
man of the national administrative
recipient of the
committee of the American ORT
Sam -Reber Dis-
Federation. JOSEPH TUVIM was
elected vice chairman.
Airs. ELLY II. PETERSON, chair-
An alumnus of
man of the Republican State Cen-
tral Committee, will be guest of
chapter 1 in
honor at a luncheon at the Kings-
Omaha. Neb., Dr.
ley Inn, Monday. Members of the
Fellman is a pro-
luncheon committee include Mrs.
fessor of political
science at the
University of Wis-
EGON FINK, Joint Distribution
consin in Madi-
Committee representative in Aus-
son. Presentation Dr. Fellman
tria, will arrive in the United
of the award will be during the , States on Nov: 15 for a tour of
1966 International AZA Conven- American Jewish communities. A
tion at Camp Bnai Brith, Starlight, veteran of 20 years overseas serv-
Pa. Dr. Fellman's major field of ice with JDC, he will report on re-
study and research is American cent developments in Europe,
constitutional law with special North Africa and the Middle East,
reference to civil liberties. including Israel.
Dr. SEYMOUR FOX has been
named dean of the Teachers Insti-
tute of The Jewish Theological
Seminary of America. He has been
associate dean of the Institute
since 1959 and will continue to
serve as executive chairman of the
Melton Research Center, the sem-
inary's program of educational re-
The Council of Jewish Federa
tions and Welfare Funds has ap-
pointed JAMES YOUNG as a reg-
ional consultant assigned to the Book 'New York City
east central states.
in Crisis': a Study of
First District Republican Chair- Urban Sicknesses
man ALFRED A. MAY has re-
New York Herald Tribune writ-
minded party workers and citizens ers had made "a study in depth of
in general that there are a number Urban sickness' in a series of
of . current
. . openings with the articles which now form the basis
American United Life Insurance
Service Commis- for the book published by David
om any announces the appoint- sion. Available state
jobs include McKay Co. (750 3rd, NY 17) under
ment of HAROLD B. GREEN-
BLATT, native Detroiter, as openings for food service super- the title "New York City in Crisis."
visors, administrative analyst s, Under the direction of Barry Got-
agency manager in the local area
offices at 19041 W. Seven Mile. highway traffic engineers, child tehrer, the material compiled for
care workers. dentists, medical this book deals with major issues
Greenblatt is a graduate of Wayne
State University and is an instruc- services directors, physicians, which could be applied to similar
for of Chartered Life Underwriter, psychiatrists, public health dentists studies in other communities.
It is pointed - out in advance
at Oakland University in Rochester. and public health
that there are more Puerto Ricans
RHODA ZAHAVIE SHAMES will in New York City than in San
Benjamin It Epstein, national
director of the Anti-Defamation have three paintings on display Juan, "more Jews than in Jeru-
League of Bnai Brith, announced through Nov. 7 at the Detroit His- Salem." etc.
All aspects of a great city's
the appointment of Rabbi ARTHUR torical Museum. The paintings are
GILBERT as director of ADL's entitled "The Bar Mitzvah," "Ra- problems are covered in this vol-
newly created department of reli- chel Weeps for Her Sons" and ume. It is pointed out that while
gious curriculum research. The new "Kever Ha sanhedrin (Tomb of the progress is slow, "painfully slow,"
where there is a will, cooperation
department is in addition to two Sanhedrin)."
and the civic spirit "great things
others dealing with Catholic-Jew-
can be done."
ish and Protestant-Jewish coopera- Fun, Unlimited Unmasks
Detroit is utilized as an example
tion. Rabbi Gilbert will work with, Plans for Costume Part y
of a city which, under the leader-
and as advisor to, those respon-
Fun, Unlimited will hold a ship of Mayor Jerome Cavanagh,
sible for curriculum in Christian
seminaries and for religious course Halloween costume party 9 p.m. emerged from virtually bankruptcy
offerings at the State University Saturday at the Workmen's Circle to its present excellent position.
level. His primary concern will be Center. There will be a prize for
For the first time, a Detroit
the portrayal of a more accurate the most original costume, as well
as the funiest. Also dancing and audience will hear the MOSCOW
image of Judaism.
* * *
refreshments will be featured at a PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA,
when it performs in a single en-
DR. ARTHUR T. JACOBS, econ- nominal charge.
gagement at Masonic Auditorium,
omist and management analyst,
Mine. . GENEVIEVE ANTOINE Nov. 12. The 108 Soviet musi-
has been appointed to the post of
executive vice president of The DARIAUX, directrice of the world- cians launched their Ameri-
Jewish Theological Seminary of renowned couture house of Nina can tour with 10 New York con-
America, it was announced by Dr. Ricci, will speak at Detroit Town certs. One of Moscow's most
Louis Finkelstein, seminary chan- Hall at the Fisher Theater 11 a.m. popular orchestras, the Moscow
Wednesday, on the subject "Tips Philharmonic, was organized in
From a Paris Fashion Expert." 1947, by Samuel S'amosud after he
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Luncheon at the Detroit Boat left his post as chief conductor of
Club will follow.
22—Friday, October 29, 1965
the Bolshoi Theater.
Joey Adams Heads Diane Barr Engaged
to Norman Lynn
Israel Bond Fete
Joey Adams. star of stage, radio,
television and motion pictures, and
president of the American Guild
of Variety Artists, will head the
program at - the
Brith Lodge and
Bond Dance, Nov.
13, 7:30 p.m., at
Con;. Bnai David.
An Israel cham-
pagne hour will
of whose mem-
bers are surviv-
ors of the Nazi
holocaust, h a s
been in the fore-
front in its sup-
port of Israel, Is-
Adams rael Bonds and
other causes. It has received sev-
eral awards for its efforts on be-
half of the economic development
Adams has visited Israel several
times as a guest of the govern-
Felix Rosenzweig is president
of Einstein Lodge and Mrs. Henry
Morgan is president of Einstein
Chapter. Sol Steinbruck is Israel
Bond chairman. Refreshments will
be served, and admission is free.
For table reservations call the
Bond office, DI 1-5707.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Freedman
hosted a leadership reception on
behalf of Einstein Lodge and Chap-
ter in advance of the Einstein
Israel Bond dance. Lawrence Gu
bow, U.S. attorney for the Eastern
District of Michigan, was guest
Australia has selected Lou Lo-
pata and David Caplan to the
fencing team that will visit New
Zealand for a number of matches.
Lopata will serve as the captain
and manager of the squad.
MISS DIANE BARR
Mr. and Mrs. George J. Barr,
17338 Northlawn, announce the en-
gagement of their daughter Diane
Ilene to Norman Lynn, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Morris Lynn, 23150 East-
wood, Oak Park.
Miss Barr is a junior at Wayne
State University. Mr. Lynn, a grad-
uate of Wayne, is a senior in the
University of Detroit's dental
A June 12 wedding is planned.
Little strokes fell great oaks. —
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